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Nomenclature for aeronautics

Description: Report defines the principal terms which have come into use in the development of aeronautics.
Date: 1918
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Aerodynamic coefficients and transformation tables

Description: From Introduction: "The following brief explanation with tables of equivalents in various systems of units, has been prepared in order to facilitate such transformation."
Date: 1918~
Creator: Ames, Joseph S
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Airplane stress analysis

Description: Report presents stress analysis of individual components of an airplane. Normal and abnormal loads, sudden loads, simple stresses, indirect simple stresses, resultant unit stress, repetitive and equivalent stress, maximum steady load and stress are considered.
Date: January 1918
Creator: Zahm, A. F. & Crook, L. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air flow through poppet valves

Description: Report discusses the comparative continuous flow characteristics of single and double poppet valves. The experimental data presented affords a direct comparison of valves, single and in pairs of different sizes, tested in a cylinder designed in accordance with current practice in aviation engines.
Date: 1918
Creator: Lewis, G W & Nutting, E M
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The Fusibility of Coal Ash and the Determination of the Softening Temperature

Description: From Scope of Investigation: "The present publication reviews the literature on the subject and gives in detail the effect of various oxidizing, reducing, and neutral atmospheres such as are found in various parts of the fuel bed on the softening temperature of ash when molded in the form of Seger cones. As a result of this study a practical method of determining fusibility has been developed whereby the ash is caused to soften and form slags in which the iron exists in approximately the same state of oxidation as the iron in fuel-bed clinkers."
Date: 1918
Creator: Fieldner, Arno C.; Hall, Albert E. & Field, Alexander L.
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Measuring the Temperature of Gases in Boiler Settings

Description: Scope of Report: "The bulletin presents the results of a series of measurements of the temperatures of gases in the most common types of boilers, discusses the errors occurring in the usual methods of measurement, and gives directions for making and using inexpensive thermocouples to determine flue-gas temperatures."
Date: 1918
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry & Barkley, J. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining and Milling of Lead and Zinc Ores in the Missouri-Kansas-Oklahoma Zinc District

Description: From Introduction: "This report of investigations carried on by the Bureau of Mines gives the methods used in mining and milling and indicates in some detail the conditions that affect the efficiency of those methods; it does not attempt to discuss the geology of the district, except incidentally, as this has been described in numerous reports by several geologists."
Date: 1918
Creator: Wright, Clarence A.
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Oil-storage Tanks and Reservoirs with a Brief Discussion of Losses of Oil in Storage and Methods of Prevention

Description: From Introduction: "The Bureau of Mines has been conducting investigations with the view of determining the types of containers best adapted to the storage of oil. These investigations have shown that tanks composed wholly of steel give the best results. Practically all such containers in use at present have wooden roofs and this type of construction is here described, although it is the belief of the writer that concrete roofs would be far more satisfactory in every way, and that the difference in cost between a concrete and a wooden roof would, as a rule, in a few year's time, be offset by a saving oil and in cost of repairs and renewals."
Date: 1918
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Innovations in the Metallurgy of Lead

Description: From Introduction: "The data reported in this bulletin are largely the result of experiments conducted by the Salt Lake City station of the Bureau of Mines in cooperation with the department of metallurgical research of the University of Utah. The work on the lead is the only one of the phases of the investigations carried on at that station during the years 1914 to 1916."
Date: 1918
Creator: Lyon, Dorsey A. & Ralston, Oliver C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Melting Brass in a Rocking Electric Furnace

Description: From Object of Report: "The object of this paper is to set forth in detail the possibilities and limitations of a rocking electric brass furnace. The general problem of electric brass furnaces is discussed and various types of furnaces are compared only so far as is necessary for the purpose of this report."
Date: 1918
Creator: Gillett, H. W. & Rhoads, A. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances, 1915

Description: From Introduction: "This bibliography, which is intended to be the first of a yearly series, has been compiled by the petroleum division of the Bureau of Mines with a view to satisfying this need. The references include only the more noteworthy writings that appeared during the year 1915 in both the United States and foreign countries. The references are arranged according to the subject classification on pages 3 to 11."
Date: 1918
Creator: Burroughs, E. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Recovery of Gasoline from Natural Gas by Compression and Refrigeration

Description: From Introduction: "This report treats of the compression and refrigeration process for the recovery of gasoline from natural gas from the viewpoint of the practical engineer and business man."
Date: 1918
Creator: Dykema, W. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

California Mining Statutes Annotated

Description: From Preface: "The purpose of such publication is to point out the laws and regulations best adapted to increase safety and efficiency in the mineral industry of the United States and to aid legislative bodies in framing uniform mining laws. The State of California, by reason of its historic interest in mining and by reason of its great extent of mineral land and its vast mineral deposits, has been selected for the first bulletin of the of the State series. This bulletin is submitted to the miners and operators and all persons interested in the mining exterprises in California and in those of other States in the hope that it will be accorded the same generous reception as was given Bulletin 94."
Date: 1918
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: September to December, 1917

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: 1918
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Rice Rats of North America (Genus Oryzomys)

Description: Discusses habits, economic status, morphology, variation, history, and specimens of North American rice rats. Provides a key and descriptions for species and subspecies.
Date: September 23, 1918
Creator: Goldman, Edward A.
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Revision of the American Flying Squirrels

Description: Habits, voice, nests, breeding, food, economic status, pelage and molt, and descriptions of species and subspecies of the American flying squirrels.
Date: June 13, 1918
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

Description: Report discussing methods of shutting off water in oil and gas wells in California, the Midwest, and the Gulf. Emphasis is on the methods used in California and suggestions for modifying California methods to make them applicable in other localities.
Date: October 1918
Creator: Tough, F. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

War Minerals Nitrogen Fixation and Sodium Cyanide

Description: Report discussing the results of the Bureau of Mines' investigations into questions of priority, transportation, fuel, equipment, construction of highways and roads, labor supply, best practices for mining, and the development of new materials in the production of war minerals. Produced for the War Industries Board, the U.S. Shipping Board, and other government establishments.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gold Dredging in the United States

Description: Report discussing the development of gold dredging in the United States, the essential features of present-day dredges, the facts that determine whether a placer deposit can be profitably dredged, and the approved methods of prospecting placer ground and of operating dredges. Intended for designers and builders of dredges, mining engineers, and persons who may contemplate investing capital in placer-mining ventures.
Date: May 1918
Creator: Janin, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Diesel Engine: Its Fuels and Its Uses

Description: Report discussing recent developments in the design and construction of the Diesel engine, the fuels suitable for burning in it, and the uses to which it is particularly adapted.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Haas, Herbert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Toluol Recovery

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over toluol-recovery, known as light oil. The methods used in the toluol-recovery are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 19, 1918
Creator: McBride, R. S.; Reinicker, C. E. & Dunkley, W. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department